Nevada’s banking industry, which was hit hard during the recession, continues to see challenges today. Some bankers believe post-financial crisis regulations, rising interest rates and the popularity of mobile banking and other technology will continue to change their industry. Others believe China’s economic slowdown, Saudi Arabia’s worsening relations with Iran and an … [Read more...] about Banking On Nevada: An Industry Still in Recovery
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Economists and industry analysts can, and will, argue over whether an economic recovery is as strong as numbers seem to indicate. However, they do agree the numbers show Nevada’s economy is on track to strengthen and add more jobs in 2015 because many of the impediments to faster growth have subsided. The unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in more than five … [Read more...] about Economic Forecast: 2015 Preview
While the rest of Nevada suffered the dramatic 2007 economic downturn and aftermath, the Greater Elko region boomed, primarily due to bustling mining operations resulting from a high gold price. In fact, over the last decade, the population there has burgeoned. The City of Elko alone went from about 10,000 to 20,000, with the broader Elko area home to about 30,000. “It’s … [Read more...] about Elko Catches Up to Growth